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people bundled up tonight all around the bay area. it is chilly, boy. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. we are also seeing fast-moving showers and lightning strikes. >> abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking it for us on live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, our radar is now seeing the activity dying down. it was watching it develop. let me show you where we are still seeing some very light returns right now. live doppler 7hd is tracking some light rain around watsonville, out toward 129 and highway 1. take a look at this loop over the last three hours. the rain moved from the antioch rio vista area to the livermore valley.
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quickly moving into san jose, the santa cruz mountains we have had reports of hail and some brief downpours and snow in the mount hamilton-mount diablo area and one lightning strike east of fremont. as you look here the cold is settling in. another freeze warning for the santa clara valley. 2:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. freeze damage to crops and sensitive plants. light purple and bay shoreline under a frost advisory. temperatures in the low to mid30s. i'll be back to show you exactly how low the temperatures will drop and how long the chill will president could. your weekend forecast is coming up. when it gets this cold it is tough on pets, plants and people. for most it is uncomfortable, but for some it can be dangerous. alan wang is live in berkeley with a look at the consequences of the cold. alan? >> dan, it may not freeze out here tonight, but some people have a lot at stake so they are not taking any chances.
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>> it is good to get lower side of leaves as well. that's where most of the leave openings are on most plants is the under side. >> it is one of the most extensive collections of wild succulents and cabbing tie in the world. it is up to anthony garza to protect them from it is freezing temperatures -- from the freezing temperatures. >> we are always colder here than in the urban environments. >> garza can't afford to lose any of these endangered plants because they contain available genetic material. >> so in an over riding way we are conserving and preserving some of the species here that may go extinct in the wild. >> nice and warm. nice and warm. >> it is just as important to protect the pets at the berkeley east bay humane society. a sweater donation program is helping the rescue center which is still recovering from a fire two years ago. >> it is going to be cold again tonight. we get them buttoned up before they go home so they are nice
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and warm. >> the temperature was in the low 40s, but it wasn't enough to keep people from celebrating the weekend. in this weather some things sell better than others like japanese-style hot pots. >> when it is really cold outside we just want soup. so we decided to do hot pot tonight. >> another hot item, something the employees at the ace berkeley hardware store hadn't thought of until it started flying off the shelf. >> ant bait, ant spray, anything for ants. when it is cold and rainy the apartments come into your house. the ants come into your house. >> and the chp is warning tonight there could be black ice on the road. alan wang, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. another night of wore rears for farmers in the -- worries for rm farmers in the san juaquin valley. back to back frosty nights can add up to millions in losses. some even wrapped younger trees to protect from the wind and the cold temperatures.
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they are doing what they can. high tides caused flooding along the beach in la jolla in san diego county. the waves made the beach disappear. king tides come ashore once a year. they are dangerous, but it doesn't stop some from going out to watch them. four people have died in four shootings since mid-afternoon. the first took place around 2:30 on east 17th street. another person died around 30 minutes later on cannon avenue. a third victim died after being shot on 24th street around 4:15 and gunfire took a fourth victim around 8:30 on hillside street. sky 7hd shows us this view of officers at the scene of today's first shooting on 17th street. they also looked for clues and witnesses where a man was found dead near diamond canyon park. no arrests have been made in any of these shootings. sky 7hd was overhead after a man's body was found at a recycling facility. the sonoma county sheriff identified the dead man late this evening. the deputies are not releasing his name until his family is
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notified. earlier investigators said he did not work at the novato disposal services. there were no obvious signs of trauma, but they are treating the death as suspicious. about 150 people came together in san francisco's mission district demanding a stop to violence against women. demonstrators carried banners as they marched along valencia street. it continues -- it comes after a woman escaped a would be rapist at 23rd and guererro street. the woman fought him off and screamed for help. he ran away after they opened their windows and turned on their lights. the victim got the word out through social media. new at 11:00, frustrated apartment residents wanted us to show the tape we are going to play in hopes of identifying who has been stealing their mail. the tape shows two people breaking into the building on wednesday morning. the thieves stole the contents of the mailboxes and residents claim police did not respond until today after the same two people broke in again. >> it was a very busy city so
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we have to prioritize our calls. we have our a, b and c priorities. as much as we would like to be everywhere, it is very difficult. >> residents say police told them postal inspectors would have to handle this since the theft was from inside the mailbox. also new at 11:00, charlie the pittbull is getting a reprieve. last august charlie attacked a mounted police man and his horse. charlie was ordered euthanatized, but the sentence was suspended as the owner fought to keep the dog alive. they will now place charlie in an animal sanctuary. moving on, it is do or die time for the 49ers tomorrow. they face a tough game against the packers at candlestick, and they are showing their team spirit. at the golden gate bridge toll takers were in 49ers apparel. ama dates is live on the embarcadero. coit tower is in red and gold too. >> yes, dan.
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coit tower looks spectacular all in red. the 49er fans are ready to cheer on our team tomorrow and police are ready to make sure the excitement doesn't get out of hand. san francisco is glowing with 49er pride ahead of tomorrow's big playoff game against the packers. gop game time candlestick will be swarming with people and police. more officers that are usually at home games. sfpd will have officers on bikes and motorcycles for traffic control and an undercover element. >> we will also have our plain clothed officers out there, and they will be wearing, yes, both the green bay packer jersey and also the 49er jerseys as well. >> with the new year came a new state law requiring all major league sports stadiums to post phone numbers fans can use to call security. something candlestick has been doing for awhile. >> if a fancies somebody or if somebody is acting unruly, they can text us anonymously. that will be post eds throughout candlestick. >> hopefully it will be a good
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time for all. they have had positive things to say about san francisco. >> it is a fun city to be in. >> these friends just flew in from alberta. that's canada, eh? this fan is also from canada. >> we have been here a half an hour. >> finally a fan from wisconsin. but he lives in bakersfield. >> go pack go. >> most of the cheering will be from 49ers fans like this pair from iowa. it is their first time here, but won't be their last. >> i got season tickets for the new stadium for 40 years. >> and then they will be passed on to our kids. >> you do not live here. >> right. we are going to travel out for every home game. >> i call that a super fan. everyone i met has tickets for the game. >> pretty good seats. >> row one end zone. we are ready for the rambo league. >> a word of warning though to watch out for counterfeits. the only way to guarantee the authenticity of a ticket is to buy it from a reputable vendor.
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officially the game is sold out. the 49ers are talking about resale websites. i was so blown away about by that guy that bought season tickets for noter -- for 40 years that i forgot to get his name. you don't live here. but he will be coming back year after year and going to all of the san francisco 49er home games when they move to santa clara. ama dates, abc7 news. >> too cute. we will just call him the superman -- the super fan. >> that's remarkable. the dark knight rises in petaluma. but who is riding around town looking for villains? >> and the coffee battle between the grey's anatomy star and starbucks. a judge decides the winner. >> and what it is like if you are heading to the snow. and then later on "jimmy kimmy live." >> bruno marsc is here and george lois and sophia vegara who beared the 60-degree cold.
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>> i cannot feel my foes. -- my. >> i will feel them for you. >> i bet. jimmy kimmle live is right
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a public memorial will be held for the petaluma teen who disappeared after a new year's eve music festival in south lake tahoe. alyssa burns' body was found by a utility worker last friday in a snow bank not far from the snow globe music festival she attended. an autopsy did not determine the cause of death. sheriff deputies are now waiting for toxicology results. that could take up to six weeks. the public memorial is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. tomorrow at casa grande high school. her family is asking those who attend to wear pink, her favorite color. well, people in alyssa's hometown learned she was missing in part because of the efforts of a man known as petaluma batman. you are about to see why they call him that and what he does to help others.
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sergio you talked to this real life caped crusader. he may make people chuckle, but he tries to do some good. >> this just the last month is when the petaluma batman started roaming the streets of the city. in that short time he got the town talking and quite a few people cheering him on. for the last few weeks this caped character has been scooting through the streets of petaluma on a mission. >> it has taken uh hold in the newest move vees. at night he keeps an eye on the city and calling police if he sees anything out of the ordinary. >> if i do see something i will call the cops and make sure everything is going smoothly. he has battles and
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choreographed fights downtown. this all started as a dare with a facebook profile and quickly caught the attention of thousands of people on-line. >> i started to go out and people started to recognize that's what i was doing. it is entertainment value and not vigilante and here we are with 3700 likes. >> he posted about charitable organizations and other events that can use some extra attention. alyssa burns wept missing in the lake tahoe area. he gained a quick reputation around town. >> during the search phase he was there and it was cool. >> whatever he was doing, that's what petaluma needs. >> we do know his true identity. we agreed to keep it confidential for his and his family's safety. petaluma batman as a 19-year-old student with a day job. and right now this is just lot -- a lot of fun.
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>> how long will you keep doing this? >> until i wake up and say to myself, it is not fun anymore. as long as i can have a positive influence on people and nothing bad happens. >> this evening i had a quick conversation with commissioner gordon. i mean the desk sergeant at the petaluma police department. he said petaluma batman is pretty innocuous and will take any help offered. sergio quintana. a protest lead by patrick dempsey now officially owns tully's. the auction that resulted in dempsey's purchase was fair and square. a company associated with starbucks filed an objection. they need more than the star power though to get back in the coffee game. they filed for bank vupty last year. bankruptcy last year. >> a cup of coffee would come in handy. this is interstate 80 in
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truckee. the roads are open for the moment. they are requiring chains on those going to the mountain. >> and we have seen showers in the bay area. >> and they are tracking it on live doppler 7hd. >> let's show you what is left of the showers that moved from the fairfield antioch area. it is down toward the monterey bay. as we look at the radar, watsonville and highway 1 seeing some very light rain right now. we had snow over mount hamilton and mount diablo. it was brief, but it came in. this was sent to you report. icy conditions in the santa cruz mountains. you will see more pictures like this when you wake up tomorrow morning. we do have frost econ decisions ahead. 34 in napa and it is getting cold in concord. 30 sick degrees. 39 in livermore.
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most other areas are in the 40s and 39 in novato. a string of cold nights ahead. sunny and cool for your weekend. we are looking at dry and milder weather next week. we will see a change, but not immediately. we did have that bit of moisture move through and this cold air mass is with us. we had another system diving south, but this one looks like it will remain off the coastline. we will get a couple clouds. but you notice at 11:00 the rain is off the coast. the skies will be pretty much clear going into the morning hours and mostly sunny by your saturday afternoon. by saturday night the skies will be clear again and dryer air mass in place. cold again tomorrow night. as a matter of fact by sunday morning and monday morning we may be talking about low to mid20s. it may even get colder in some of our valleys. tomorrow morning bundle up if you have early plans. 28 napa and 29 in santa rosa.
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28 degrees in fairfield. it is going to be freezing cold in livermore. 33 san jose. palo alto right down to freezing and 30 degrees in santa cruz. tomorrow afternoon mostly sunny, but we will keep it cool. upper 40s to the low 50s around the entire bay area. a nice cool day in monterey bay. it is 49ers playoff against the green bay packers. if you are heading to the game make sure you have a jacket or sweater. it will be cold, but dry. by 8:00 p.m. mid40s at the stick. it will be a little breezy so you know how it goes there. accu-weather seven-day forecast. freeze warning tomorrow morning for the valleys. frost advisories for the bay shoreline. keeping it bone chilling cold on sunday and monday mornings and then we will warm it up for you. warmer daytime highs. low 60s showing up thursday and friday. and now carolyn and dan, you both know that winter is here in the bay area. not the same as they were about 10 years ago or even 20
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years ago. the abc7 news weather team and i are exploring decades of data to document how climate change is affecting weather here. climate changing is one of the pop particulars we are looking into for -- topics we are looking into. it is the special "inside bay area weather." it airs on sunday evening, this sunday evening at 6:30 right here on abc7 news. picks, climate change. s . we have football tomorrow and basketball tonight. >> sports director larry beil was here. >> this was a terrific game. the warriors matched their win total from all of last year. 23 victories. it wasn't easy. damion lillard, the pride of oakland [ fingers tapping ]
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warriors built a big lead and then they had to find a way to put out the fire. damion lillard who grew up in oakland went off. 24 kid put on a show. lillard with his own cheering section and filled with family and friends at oracle. warriors took them right after
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lillard with the seventh pick. 22 points and 12 assists and barnes here in traffic with authority. had 13 points. warriors up 15. but here comes damion lillard. he got hot. he was smoldering. he was sizzling with 10 straight shots made by lillard. a career best 37. nice homecoming. the final minute and it is suddenly down to a four-point lead. the warriors hold off the blazers and snap a two-game skid 103-97. the 49ers host the packers in the playoffs. 9er quarterback kaepernick rooting for the packers and aaron rogers cheered for the niners. he wanted to be the next joe montana and kaepernick born in milwaukee and loved the pack and idolized brett favre. kaep's extended family lives in wisconsin down the road from green bay. the kaepernicks love their
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packers, but this game they are cheering for the red and gold. >> i am a packer fan for life. but i tell everybody family comes first. there is no way i am conflicted. i know who i want to win. >> now remember the 2005 draft, aaron roger wiles never forget the days the niners bypassed him and took alex smith. rogers fell to tbreen bay. a rough start to this year. week one and the 9ers go to lambeau and beat him. the combination of factors lead the niners to finish a half a game ahead of green bay. that's why the niners have home peopled. home field. rogers is looking forward to playing at the stick. >> i went to a few baseball games there growing up. i saw a game there while in college. it is a stadium with a lot of tradition. it will be a night game and loud and a great environment. it should be a good show for the fan. >> second round of the sony open and the rainbow is always a good sign. shot of the day and his second shot and par 48th. 155 yards. three bounces and going,
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going, gone for eagle. he is tied at five under par. he is tied for 22nd. bogey three through two rounds. eagle on 18 for a 6 under 64 and tied for second back of russell henry. abc7 sports is brought to you by river rock casino. >> going to be a good game. thank you very much. >> jimmy kimmle live is a few weeks away. >> a preview of his guests is
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>> his guests are sophia vergara from "modern family" george lois and bruno mars. >> california was $25 billion in debt. $25 billion in debt two years ago. now we will be $1 billion in the black. it is a huge achievement for or governor jerry brown. apparently you can get a lot done if you are to the walking around saying i'll be back all the time. that is this edition of abc7 news. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. for all of us here, thanks for joining us. >> and have a great weekend. we appreciate your time. alright let's break it down.
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>> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- sofia vergara, author george lois, and music from bruno mars with cleto and the cletones. and now, stay right where you are, here's jimmy kimmel! >> jimmy: thank you very much. thank you, everybody. i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching, thank you for meeting me here high atop mount hollywood. it's friday night. it's the last

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